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Level 3 Principles of End of Life Care

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

End-of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they pass. This course provides you with the knowledge and understanding needed to care for patients approaching the end of their lives. It covers a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community, and primary care. Throughout this qualification, you will look at the common questions and themes in end-of-life care. You'll also gain an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social, and emotional needs.

Why should I choose the course?

This course will boost your professional development and could help lead you towards a career in the health and social care sector. If you are already working in care, this qualification will enhance your ability to support those nearing the end using a person-centred approach. This is a flexible course allowing you to learn from your own home, in your own time. Studying with Warrington & Vale Royal College means you will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

What will I learn?

The following units are included in this course:

  • Understanding end of life care
  • Communication during end-of-life care
  • Assessment and care planning in end-of-life care
  • Person-centred approaches to end-of-life care
  • Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care.

What will the course lead on to?

Upon completion of this course, you may wish to progress on to a related course to further your knowledge and gain additional qualifications. For more information, please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any links with industry and university?

All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

What are my funding options?

For further information on funding please contact the Learner services team on 01925 494400

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
887
16-18 Fee
Contact College
Fees Information
FREE* if you are 19+ studying for your first full level 3 qualification or you are unemployed or your income is below £17,324. This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. *Ts&Cs apply.

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